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CBS
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
on the colorado ground game. and what happens to afghanistan's opium-growing region once the u.s. troops leave? kelly cobiella files a reporter's notebook. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." i'm margaret brennan. hurricane susan is churning its way up the east coast this evening, headed for landfall in the mid-atlantic region early next week, and a rendezvous with a wintry storm system from the west. here's the latest. sandy has already killed at least 58 people in the caribbean. a state of emergency has now been declared in nine states and the district of columbia. we have a team of correspondents standing by, and we begin with our hurricane consultant david bernard at our miami station wfor. >> reporter: good evening, margaret. not much change on the storm in intensity or the expected track. latest from the national hurricane center puts sandy at 75-mile-per-hour storm, 345 miles south of cape hatteras, north carolina, moving to the northeast at 13. based on that track, the best chance for significant windses, 58 miles per hour or greater, are going to be in the area
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm EDT
and bodies of stevens, smith and agents doherty and woods. >> bret: chris steechx was the first u.s. ambassador killed on duty in more than three decades. the story moves back to washington. up next, new details on the obama administration's reaction. was it the following of war? was it an attempted cover-up or something else? special reports investigates after the break. cash rewards cad gives you a 50% annual bonus. and everyone, but her... likes 50% more cash. but, i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes how about some cupcakes? yes lollipop? yes! do you want an etch a sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card. with a 50% annual cash bonus it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. between taking insulin and testing mylood sugar...e, is this part of your life? freestyle lite test strips? why, are they any... beep! wow, that hardly needs any blood! yeah... and the unique zipwi
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
projects that the united states will be the strongest of the world's rich economies. u.s. growth is forecast to average 3%, much stronger than that was germany or france, at 1.2%, or even canada at 2.3%. increasingly the evidence suggests that the united states has come out of the financial crisis of 2008 in better shape than its peers because of the actions of its government. perhaps the most important cause of america's relative health is the federal reserve. ben bernanke understood the depths of the problem early and responded energetically and creatively. the clearest vindication of his actions has been that the european central bank after charting an opposite course for three years with disastrous results, has now adopted policies similar to the fed's, and thus avoided a potential lehman-like collapse in europe. the leading experts on financial crises argue that the united states is performing better than most countries in similar circumstances in history. consumers are paying down debt, and consumer confidence is at its highest levels since september, 2007. every american r
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 2:00am EDT
taking on a united nations backed group trying to monitor the elections in the u.s.. somesome calling to cut off funds tut un once and for all. we debate and you decide . don't mess with texas. on election day un will be monitoring poling station and texas general said if they overstep texas law he will arrest them and not just texas florida congressman calling to cut u.s. funds to the un over this issue. >> we don't need the un we have a federal election commission and by the way, the un has no jurisdiction over the u.s. electio. you know the new york rubber room for teachers. they are a rubber room for general motor bureaucra. they never cared. they get mon yethere is fraud and abuse. >> isn't there manage wrong with them monitoring our election. >> if there is, how come they haven't complained. it does raise the question. what are they so worried about somebody seeing. there are organizations you may disagree with organizations. bu they are concerned about voters suppression and want mber there to keep an eye on it. >> a lot of them are concerned out frankly is that obama might los
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 4:05pm EDT
, but as of now the rally is still on, 5:30 eastern on monday. later, the former u.s. ambassador to kuwait and somalia discusses diplomacy in conflict zones in the light of attacks in egypt and libya. >> would you support an increase in the presence of the national guard at the u.s.-mexico border in light of this drug violence? >> this is a very complex issue and it takes cooperation between the united states and mexico. i know that you are aware that there was an agreement between the united states and mexico where we help with technical support for boats and aircraft, to help with the war on drugs and the cartels in mexico. this is something we continue to have to do. a pass so, if the people of texas to not know, look it up, pal passover -- el paso is one of the safest cities in america. this is a great community and a great economic engine for our state. >> i have already stated that we should triple the u.s. border patrol. we have to get serious. the question you raised is an important question. mexico is a great and mighty nation and it is tragic what is happening in mexico. i was vi
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 1:00am EDT
pushing their plans to rev up our economy and we find t it's still not in full recovery mode andore u.s. companies are announcing major firing, not hiring. the president has his pamphlet and the governor has his overall plan. and more on the pamphlet later. and is governor romney's call right or wrong? i'm brenda buttner, it's bulls and bears. we've got gary b smith. tobin smith. jonas max ferris along with tim la camp and steve murphy, welme, everybody. okay. the folks at forbes will tackle the pamphlet plan in one hour, fair and balanced. what about the plan to overhaul the tax code. what is it going to mean for jobs. >> i think it's going to be great for jobs. ovrhauling the taxes is the thing that the governor and hopefully president romney can do. and incents, if that's a word, every individual and corporation out there. provides a path of what they're going to do, what they're ing to pay and if it's simplified and overhauled, it will get rid of hopefully a lot of the special interests, whic takes the government out of the intervention and provides a clear playing field for everyon
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 7:30am PDT
of the u.s. >> the first time a hurricane has been at our doorstep. >> sandy is still offshore heading north. forecasters believe it will turn toward land and possibly merge with a wintry storm system from the west. >> we should not underestimate the impact of this storm or assume the predictions will be wrong. >> people in sandy's path are heeding the warnings. businesses are boarding up. residents are stocking up and many are seeking higher ground. >> i'm hoping i have a house when i come back. >> delaware has issued a mandatory evacuation order of coastal communities for 8:00 p.m. tonight. residents and tourists here are being urged not to wait until the last minute. wind gusts could hit 60 miles per hour. >> we hear it's supposed to be pretty windy, rainy. >> forecasters expect sandy's storm surge and torrential rain to cause major flooding in coastal areas and also farther inland. power outages are another big concern. utility crews from western areas are heading east to help out. sandy could knock out power for millions before it's over. now the arrival of this storm on the east
PBS
Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm PDT
the u.s. propping up assad. that is ludicrous, john. >> before you jump too deeply into that pond. >> what is going to succeed him john? you have the muslim brotherhood there, al qaeda is on our side, jihaddists pouring in from all over the place. again if he doesn't go soon this thing is spreading into jordan and turkey. >>> you remember the five boys produced by the seniors in that family, five boys and he was one of them. he was studying dentistry in london. >> he has a brother maybe mort knows more about ita ruthless character. >> married, lovely wife right? >> yeah but people have given up on him as a quote reformer a long time ago. >> he is not a reformer. >> if there is any goodness left in the man, he has been directed by everybody else. >> if he goes down his people go down. john they go to the wall. they are 12%, sheer shiite, the sunni war? >> a sectarian civil war. >> if it is a civil war we are going to stay out. >> no we didn't stay out of libya. >> i think we are being pulled in. >> you think there is any sentiment in the united states to go into syria? >> not in th
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
special forces veteran who worked on security for u.s. personnel in libya for six months before the september 11th 2012 benghazi attack. >> there is not a lot of security. it's not a fortress. >> inside the walls are four buildings, one is essentially a large residence with a number of bedrooms in it. another residence has a cantina where the staff eats. just across the way, they have a tactical operations center, filled with security staff, folks and security monitors. finally the barracks a small house by the main gate of the compound. it will house a libyan security force. >> many viewers who traveled around europe and asia probably think one of those heavily guarded fortresses where you go to get your visa. >> i think the corrected term was embassy property. it wasn't fortified. >> bret: colonel khadafy is captured by rebels in his hometown. with khadafy gone, stevens is named ambassador. he will spend much of his time at the main embassy building in tripoli, but he'll come to benghazi often. they upgrade the physical security at that property. charlene lamb at the stated de
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 9:30pm EDT
: you wrote this before you had time in the u.s. senate what would you change? has your thinking changed? >> i feel landers stand more how much we're at an impasse getting stuff done. i tried to take ideas that many democrats have put forward but i cannot get democrats to talk to me. i had appointments with several different democratic senators to work on as a security reform. it can be saved 75 years are in perpetuity if we gradually raise the age and mean test the benefits but i cannot get democrats to discuss the possibility. >> host: what about your own party? >> half and half. i meekly critical of my party that all 47 u.s. senators are for a balanced budget amendment. but when we cut $7 million from sugar subsidies we have about 10 republicans that have sugar. if we compare that to the annual deficit is over $1 trillion. you want to cut 7 million added time? that is 140,000 we cannot do it once. that discourages me. we cannot cut pennies left alone billions. >> host: you have a new book? >> government police. weird not talking about murder or rape or stealing but people who put the
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 2:30am EDT
and they are not getting any benefits. you have american businesses that do financially and help the u.s. economy? >> american workers are stressed out. what is more stressful is nolt having a job. stress is a normal part of the life and work and we know we are capable of overcoming it. wh the study spoke to was a feeling of hopelessness and nothing you can do to achieve and succeed. i think that comes from the fulture that said as sally alluded tompt it is rigged and one percent control and you need government to live your lifend make decisions . that kills self-esteem. >> look at the numbers. 53 percent of the workers said they will take stress breaks and find way to deal with stress to keep working. that is a level of commitment they are showing. yeah, this is so much video do sciko babble. i am stressed you are stressed and everybody gets stressed. i mean some guy on the assembly line. how about the guy in the top who is working overtime and trying to make the numbers work. he's stress the guy who is trading stocks like johnathon he's stret. if the markets go up he's happy but down he's stres
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 5:30am PDT
of the u.s. economy. economists were expecting a growth rate of 1.8%. the number buoyed by an increase in consumer spending and stronger housing market. the air went out of stocks midweek. the dow fell 250 points on wednesday after poor earnings news and the market was flat later in the week. big multinationals did not farewell in earnings. caterpillar missed revenues and dupont fell short and said it would cut 1500 jobs. 3m met kpapt tigss and boeing and proctor & gamble beat expectations. among technology and internet companies, facebook and dwra hao beat expectations but facebook and disappointed. the ipad mini is lighter than the full size ipad and 7.9 inches and $329. two product launches for microsoft introducing windows 8 than tablet, the surface which retails for $499. it's been anything bau strong earnings season so far. have companies squeezed all of the profits they can from the revenues get? and what affect will the elections have on the market? joining me is bob doll from black rock. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, maria. >> let's talk about earnings. we have seen
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
: to reach them, she went to a seminar and heard about the u.s. export-import bank, the government's credit agency for foreign trade. >> fulton: and i sat right behind fred, who's the president of the export-import bank. and so when he got done speaking, i went running outside to the car, because i saw a group of gentlemen standing there. and i said, "who's driving fred?" guy said, "me, chris." i said, "you're my new best friend. get him to eat these pickles before he gets on the plane because i want to export this year." >> pelley: you got some pickles to the driver of the head of the export-import bank? >> fulton: yes, sir. and we exported that year. >> pelley: pretty good trick. >> fulton: you got to think out of the jar, you know? if you're selling pickles, you better be creative. what's made us successful is what's made every american company successful, and that's hard work and not taking "no" for an answer. if somebody tells me "no," scott, i say, "okay, that means timing's not right, but you'll want my pickles." >> pelley: "no" means "go"? >> fulton: it does, at the right time. but,
KBCW
Oct 28, 2012 8:30am PDT
. >>> in the u.s. geological survey says it was a 3.9 magnitude quake that hit near santa corita valley less than 30 years ago. it hit the downtown valley and west hollywood, as well enforcement reports of injury. >>> and now hurricane sandy is heading to the north, northeast. >> yes. it will be bringing heavy rains and powerful winds affecting millions of people along the eastern seaboard. the governor of new york city is halting transit in the city starting at 7:00 tonight and showing a lot of concern. >> we should not underestimate the pa path of the storm or assume the predictions of the storm could be wrong. >> you can see a lot of people seeking higher ground in the state of delaware. they put a mandatory evacuation order starting tonight when widespread power outages are likely. we have brine brine following the storm, bryan what, is happening now? >> yes. you can see this loop of hurricane sandy kicking out to the east. sandy's path will take it on shore near southern new jersey, at least that is the way it looks now. when it does it could unwind a lot of rain, 6 to 12 inches and power
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and change your plans. turning now to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and brand new reaction to the sunday talk shows as lawmakers continue to press for answers, the truth, as to why four americans, including our u.s. ambassador, christopher stevens, were killed. republican arizona senator john mccain saying this is quote, now the worst coverup e life, end quote. seen in the senator now calling on the white house to declassify and release surveillance video from benghazi. meanwhile, democrats argue the terrorist attack on the consulate is being politicized. >> now we know that there were tapes, recordings inside the consulate during this fight and they've gotten-- they came and the fbi finally took those and now classified as quote, top secret. why would they be top secret? >> any impartial observer who looks the at what happened in benghazi would have to say this situation's been politicized. governor romney himself realizes that his actions and his reaction was unbecoming for potential commander-in-chief and he's backed off. >> those comments and that point of view. >> ha
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 1:30am EDT
, dagen mcdowell and adam lashinsky, dr. payne, great to have you back. >> good to be here. >> the u.s. government is flat bro, but the public isn't broke, that's the shame our average share of the debt that he government wildly throws away and spends like crazy and can't put on your, on any kind of control of, but this is where we are, this is the inflection point, where we are, at the moment of truth where we keep running this up we're asking americans you want the total to be more than that. essentiallwe've become a total welfare country, a total welfare state unless somehow the american public puts their foot down, government won't do it. >> what i don't like about it, it does put it in a darkly human maybe selfish conscious, this is our share, to folks abroad. >> just to folks abroad. but two-thirds of our debt is held by. >> we owe ourselves. you figure you owet yourself -- well, i'm not going to say it. this i have to pay. >> and what you have to pay back. goodpoint, but in order to fix it people are going to have to give up something, whether it'some tax break, whether it's spe
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
the truth about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. but fox news learned c.i.a. higher-ups refused to provide military backup to those under attack in benghazi. defense secretarily onpanetta saying there wasn't enough information on the ground. >> joining us, former u.s. embassador to the united nations, john bolton. good morning. >> good morning. >> we have this -- the reporting by jennifer griffin there were three calls on the ground in benghazi for help. she broke the story. the order came back, stand down. don't go. what's your reaction? >> and request for outside assistance denied. they put out a statement friday we never said no to requests for help. the white house is trying to portray the president as saying do whatever it takes. but in the defense department there's more contradiction, panetta says the african command agreed no reinforcement should be sent to benghazi. that's not what general ham is reported to have said to the congressman. i think the picture we have of the administration is a lot of fingers pointing different directions and no clear pictures
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
in the caribbean. it is expected to affect most of the eastern u.s., upwards of 60 million people. we have got fox news team coverage of the storm and a new concern, the vote. some speculate sandy could disrupt the election, something neither campaign wants to hear. it's forced both candidates to cancel events in crucial swing say thees. we will talk to governor bob mcdonnell. i'm shannon bream, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capitol starts right now. we are nine days away from the election and the candidates are focusing on the battleground states. voting is rounder way in florida and several other state, so what will it take to sway the undecided voters who have yet to commit? joining me, a romney supporter, congressman, thank you for your time today. >> hey, glad to be with you. >> reporter: stephanie cutter said this morning, they have momentum, they are racking up a number of key editorial endorsements and they feel good about where they are. how do you respond? >> i wouldn't trade places with them. i think there is an air of desperation at team obottom a. mitt romney's ro
FOX
Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
? >> no doubt. not only were there more women in the u.s. olympic team, have you to understand, because of title ix all those team sports, soccer, basketball, of course, which historically has done well, there's so many more female athletes that are able to participate in sports on a higher level, as a result of that, you saw the results from the olympics. >> you're getting the love, though. we keep talking about the men, why do you think that is? >> i think where we are in society, you know, from where we came from, we have come a long way. but like you said, we still have many steps that need to be taken. we have a long class ahead of us. but you look at things like, hey, you guys play the same sport, why don't you get paid equally. that's a big question that everyone always asks. >> when you look at the money aspect of it, i think we don't want to focus on that at this point. everyone is not going to make a living out of sports. so the important thing is, give it the opportunity to play and make them aware of these different activities that they can get in high school and college. >> one step
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the u.s. government opened up weather data. and not only did it have profound effect on public safety when there are storms coming and agriculture and some of the others, it just provides and helped the quality of life in a profound way, the global positioning system and... almost every night created, 100,000 in economic value. incredible opportunities for doing this in job creation and safety and quality of life and really improving the lives of americans. so it did develop the strategies of 30-plus page document to the agencies of government that they have to work up the data and they have to make this stuff available in the way that we collect it, and use it and public information should remain public and we are going to drive that forward. >> there are a lot of things in the strategy around and the use of mobile government and how we summarize the... and think about the 21st century government in that way. and the policy that launched a couple of weeks ago and so much more is being formed that i think will be very transformational in the years to come. >> wh, digital gov in the do
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 10:30am EDT
. with presidents that think federal government should have the authority to round anyone up, including u.s. citizens, and imprison them without charges, without trial, without legal representation, and without the right ofwe do '. habeous corpus. and our elected officials are sound asleep when the pentagon is warning that climate change is a greater long-term security risk to the united states than terrorism. so if you like the way things are going, vote democratic or republican. if you want real change, vote your conscience, vote justice. economic justice, social justice, environmental justice. [cheers and applause] >> back to our opening statement from virgil goode. >> thank you, larry. i want to say thank you jill, gary, and rocky for being here. on the four issues i will address right now, you can deduce my positions of what i think. i will name afour positions in which i am very different from barack obama and mitt romney. first, obama and romney both claim that they were and still are for a balanced budget. reality. the obama budget this year was $1 trillion in deficits. the paul rya
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 11:30am EDT
that here we are, at the end of two long wars and i see no great impulse in the u.s. military to soberly and seriously reflect on those lessons. >> we will take a break here and be back with more from tom ricks and michael gordon talking about wars and america's national security policy in the future. >>> and we are back with journalist tom ricks and michael gordon. one of the questions i heard raised this week which i think is so interesting, talking about national security policy moving forward, are we going to reach a point of a kind of reset where we figure out some middle ground between a commitment of american ground forces to war and sitting on the sidelines? and if you take a conflict like syria, we seem to be on tpting the latter because our leadership can't figure out what does all-in mean? we want to own it or lead from behind, which is it? do we have anything approaching some consensus about what a reset looks like? >> well, i don't think there's a consensus in the united states or even between -- despite the closure somewhat between the two candidates' positions, between gov
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 10:30pm EDT
provider. >> in his weekly address, president obama talks about the u.s. economy and consumer financial regulations law. then u.s. congressional candidate ann wagner from missouri gives the republican address. she's discusses the u.s. economy and tax policy. >> hi, everybody. it's now been four years since the crisis that began on wall street spread to main street. hammering middle class families and ultimately costing our economy 9 million jobs. since then we fought our way back. our businesses added more than 5 million new jobs. unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level since i took office. home values are rising again and our assembly lines are humming once more. to make sure america never goes through a crisis like that again we passed tough new wall street reform to end taxpayer-funded bailouts for good. wall street reform also created the first of ever independent consumer watchdog whose sole job is look out for you. that is making sure you have all of the information you need to make important financial decisions like buying a home or paying for college and it means going
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
officer. the u.s. attorney appointed by barak obama and eric holder got the guilty pleas and the resignation. it is just people don't usually get caught. in virginia this we're. patrick moran was forced to resign from his father's campaign after an undercover video showing young moran aiding and abetting fraud and get ballots and using forged documentings. i joked that you ought fovote early and often. but i never meant for people to take that literally. a fraud vote is stealing a vote from the thin air and nullifies the legal vote of a tax paying citizen whose rights to a fair election should not be tampered with. winning an election is important and winning it honestly is imperative in a constitutional republic. wee we expect ballot manipulation in countries with chavez and ahmadinejad and castro. we should expect clean and honest voting in our united states. people in my voting station know andec arinize me and i gladly show them my photoid in case there is an unlucky chump that looks like me. and the president shows his id and he didn't object either. so stop the funn
SFGTV2
Oct 27, 2012 9:30pm PDT
is chris stevens, i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. i had the honor to serve as the envoy to the libyan revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. now i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started, building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people achieve your goals. right now i'm in washington, preparing for my assignment. as i walk around the monuments and memorials commemorating the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joining the service i s
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 12:30am PDT
with other cities. i am very lucky to be part of the u.s. conference of mayors, and they allow me to represent san francisco as the innovative center for all the rest of the cities across the country. so we get to compare information and there. what these days i will get to talk to you while i am in washington, d.c., and you can hear what i am saying across there, so we can enjoy it -- wherever i go, you know i will be working and not fooling around. finally, we also are using technology to join our private companies in hiring san franciscans. hopefully some of your kids, some of your grandkids as well, are going to enjoy some of these great jobs in san francisco, because the companies that are here, many of them have agreed to use the virtual hiring practice called hiresf.org and share the technology to hire online send franciscans. we're doing the right here in our great city. i have a chief innovation officer, jane, who is working in my office. he keeps a good connection for both me and them members of the board of supervisors to share in what are the technologies and what they
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 1:00am PDT
with the u.s. since then -- since his bureau, ntia conducts the most extensive survey work of broadband friends in the u.s., most recently in october 2010, not very long ago. it showed that 60% of americans subscribe to broadband. that is up to a 68% is up from 51% in 2007 and 64% in 2010. but that still leaves roughly one-third of americans who do not have access to the internet at home. also troubling, our survey reveals that there is still a substantial digital divide that breaks down a lot -- along traditional racial, ethnic, age, and geographical lines and by disability status. for example, 72% of white households had broadband access at home. compared with only 55% of african-american households and 57% of hispanic households. that is a 17 and 15-point difference. there is a similar divide between urban and rural america, where 70% of urban households have access at home, but only 57% of rural households are subscribing to broadband. seniors in people with disabilities also have far lower rates of adoption in the kent -- then the country as a whole. almost half of all households h
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
>>> welcome to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. for more than a dozen years u.s. army soldiers have been in combat in iraq, afghanistan, and elsewhere around the world stressing the force more severely than at any period since the vietnam war. while the army has ended operations in iraq soldiers still constitute the bulk of the international coalition doing the fighting and supporting in afghanistan and will continue to do so until the mission there ends in 2014. plus, the army is looking past the decade of war to prepare the force for future challenges including refocusing on the pacific. that will mean a change in equipment, personnel, and manpower levels as the service retools from having spent years fighting in the middle east and central asia. engineering that change in an era of tight resources is the army's 38th chief of staff, general ray odierno who joins us from the association of the annual conference and trade show. sir, welcome back. >> thank you. >> i wanted to start off. sequestration is the top issue in washington. you have frequently said that se
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
president but he signed things u.s. grand. i don't know if there is a memory of my own childhood that grew me to grant but in the neighborhood i grew up in, in portland, ore. there was a public park and the sign on the public park was u.s. grant park. for the longest time i thought this was the federally owned park granted to the city for some reason or other. that is part of the answer. the other answer is i had a hard time convincing the people who designed the dust jacket to get all the words on there that are already on their. the man who -- "the man who saved the union," ulysses grant, the man who saved the union war and peace is a lot of words and especially with a photograph. i didn't want to push things. one last thing. ulysses grant sort of rolls off the tongue. add an s, ulysses s. grant, it really wasn't an oversight. it was by design. >> a more substantive question about the title. it is called "the man who saved the union". i get that, he was the general who turned the tide of the civil war, saving the union but what i didn't know until i read the book, the work of saving the
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
should add it wasn't just a u.s. official in congress and american politics. there were those in the right-wing that were saying this is our chance to get rid of this regime. how do we know that they won't hide missiles in caves or something like that? so how did kennedy few khrushchev once he had agreed to pull the missiles out? did he begin to change his view with him? >> guest: i am not sure. i think it took a while. we were talking about verifying before talking. talking became gradually again once the, once the surveillance was shown that the soviets were in fact following through and they were dismantling and they started to realize that yes the soviets in khrushchev in particular was and later on there were actually moments where -- because once we get through -- see the end of the missile crisis is traditionally when the quarantine ends and the nature of that deal is essentially that there are these long-range bombers in cuba, that there are three weeks of negotiations and it's not something we have to get rid of and eventually khrushchev decides okay fine we will get
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Oct 28, 2012 8:30am EDT
>> and now, members of the first post-9/11 u.s. naval graduating class talk about their experience serving in iraq and afghanistan. this event held on september 11, 2012 is hosted by the navy memorial here in washington d.c. it's just under an hour. [applause] the mac thanks to all my classmates and coeditors and mentors who helped make this possible. in february to the night vision this book. everything is happening for me as an active-duty salt and afghanistan in kandahar. i was working for general nick nicholson, doing cool things is a swell stansell are now, supporting my country. maybe i should do a book. really, compared to ben wagner? really, compared to jacob sabe? and f-18 pilot to saved the stryker battalion. well, made cbs colleague, jason jackson. the story of this book were exceptional and i that i will ask us present at 2002 it could connect the stories come from personalities together to weave together a book that could define this decade through leadership ones. so i called carol andersen. carol andersen wasserstein richard in a helicopter accident. i called her on
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Oct 27, 2012 8:00pm PDT
exports to the u.s. were stagnant for the last two months, and that tells you something about demand in the u.s. you do have some pickup in consumer confidence -- >> that's -- where is that coming from? coming from housey, where ben bernanke is shoveling all the money -- >> chairman of the federal reserve. >> right, into the credit markets and creating money to try to keep interest rates low. that helps housing but that's not a recovery. >> you think the buoyancy is related to the artificial stimulus easy money. >> it's gone into the stock market and helped pump up the stock market since the beginning of the year to the peak this year, up over 16%. that makes people people good. >> home owner james freeman you love housing recovery, but it seems to be here. the president was talking about it. you see housing markets flat and up. >> there's some people out there saying maybe we're not out of the weeds on housing. you mentioned the slow growth economy. this is a political question now, whether the president can get people to accept a new normal of slow slower growth, less opportunity.
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Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
for some period of time and the continuing controversy over the attack on the u.s. consulate in beach embassy that killed four people, we learned on friday the c.i.a. operators on the ground repeatedly requested military backup and were refused and they also asked to be able to go from the annex where they were over to the consulate to help out there and were refused. this week, the father of one of the navy seals, charlie wood, spoke out. >> my son violated his orders in order to protect the lives of at at least 30 people. he risked his life to be a hero. i wish the leadership in the white house had that same level of moral courage and heroism that my son displayed with his life. >>chris: senator you'd come you are on the senate armed services committee and the senate intelligence committee. how do you answer critics that say the obama administration has bungled this before, during, and after the attack? >>guest: well, chris, we share the grief that mr. woods exhibited in that segment. let me say this, we will get to the bottom of this. the intelligence committee will hold hearings,
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